Tuesday, August 2, 2016

PFC Harry Lamont Baughman

PFC Harry Lamont Baughman born 6 Feb 1919 in Fairfax County, Virginia to Harry Clarke and Albertine Emily (Bancroft) Baughman. The 3rd of 6 children, he undoubtedly helped on the family farm before working as a carpenter (most likely with his father) in the years before the war. 

Harry was drafted in April 1941.  Assigned to Anti-tank Company 116th Infantry he landed with the regiment on D-Day, fought in Normandy and was killed in action in the attack on Vire on 2 Aug 1944.  He rests overseas in the Brittany American Cemetery

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